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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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A full bodied, complex yet clean ale with a deep mahogany color.


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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
msutequilaman (84) - Troy, Michigan, USA - JAN 22, 2006
Looks like root beer with a nice head. Pretty smooth, only a little bitterness. Some smoky hops. Nice finish. A good cold-weather quaff.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
paultheguru (644) - Parker, Colorado, USA - DEC 26, 2010
A: snifter. pours a perfect mahogany, reddish brown, with a supple white head. moderate head retention, with a faint amount of lacing. S: almost a potpourri bouquet. Malty and flowery. sweet, yet very floral. T: initial taste doesnít surprise me that it is brewed by Shipyard. sweet malts with a hoppy floral flavor. tastes like a malty garden. M: very smooth and crisp. decent palate but not overbearing. D: very drinkable. good session winter brew, even at 7.2%

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 7, 2010
Casco Bay Brewing Company--Old Port Winter Ale--2002 12 oz. Bottle. 7.20% 45 IBUís. (4.5 / 5.0) Winter Ale--Malt of the Earth Selection. Clear bright thin copper amber color. Lacy white head. Spicy floral piney malty light toasted hop front. Sweet rich caramel toasted mild earthy black cherry body. Tasty toasted tangy hop end. Sampled 12/26/2002. Casco Bay Brewing Company--Casco Bay Old Port Winter Ale--2006 12 oz. Bottle. 6.60% ABV--25 IBUís. (4.0 / 5.0) Beer of the Month Club Selection January, 2006. Tan lacy head. Hazed rich dark amber color. Malty mild spice hop front. Semi sweet thick creamy toasted toffee caramel butter fruit malty mild Winter spice body. Sweet mild hop coriander end. OK. Sampled 4/1/2006. Casco Bay Brewing Company Casco Bay Winter Ale--Old Port Ale--2008 12 oz. Bottle. 6.50% ABV--34 IBUís. Beer of the Month Club Selection February, 2008.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Palidor19 (2988) - Brandon, Florida, USA - FEB 16, 2010
Strong alcohol flavor, tasty malts with with some bitterness. a lovely brown color with a creamy head.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nick76 (4253) - Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 7, 2010
The aroma is malty and nutty with caramel and hops. The appearance is deep amber with a mall head. The taste is like the aroma with an astringent finish. The palate is smooth but not thick. Overall I think itís a fine beer but itís too astringent for me.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
6ROW (416) - corpus christi, Texas, USA - MAR 18, 2009
copper to red pour with small white head.sweet aroma of malt and molasses. astringrnt alcoholic taste with bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (20842) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2009
Bottled@Bishops Arms Vasagatan, Stockholm. Deep amber colour, mediumsized beige head, some lace. Aroma is caramel, US hops and some dark berries. Flavour is hops, malts, caramel and some slight glueish notes.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcox90 (1585) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 1, 2009
12 oz bottle. Pours aan amber golden color with a small off white head. Aroma is slightly spicey with malt. Medium bodied on the tongue with an average amount of carbonation. Taste is caramel with citrus hops. Finishes bitter.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (5699) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2008
[Bottled at Bishop Arms, Vasagatan, Sthlm] Golden with a tan head. Pretty much caramel and/or toffee in both aroma and flavour. Ok, spicy hoppiness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
smaynard6000 (651) - Apopka, Florida, USA - JUL 17, 2008
Gold color, pours with a frothy beige head. Flavor is quite bitter and has an overpowering pine taste to it. Thin body, unimpressive.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dm9831 (1512) - Monee, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2008
pours apricot color, tan frothy head, nice lacing. mostly air with the slightest hint of citrusy hops. the flavor is slighty bitter, and spicey. medium bodied, with a creamy fininsh. not a bad beer, not a great one.


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